Content Directory

Stay up to date with new thinking and current guidelines through the CIPS Knowledge area.

The Knowledge content has been mapped against relevant books, events and other key procurement topics to provide you with the knowledge you need:

    Topics and Skills

    A-Z Glossary of Terms


    CIPS Content Partners

    CIPS/Hays Salary Guide

    Continuous Improvement


    Developing and Managing Contracts

    External Environment

    Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Hub

    Game Theory

    Innovation for Procurement and Supply Chain

    Logistics Management

    Mitigating Supply Chain Risk

    Operations Management - Capacity

    Operations Management - Manufacturing

    Operations Management - Stock & Inventory

    Operations Management - Warehousing

    People and Skills

    Procurement Organisation

    Procurement Systems and Technology

    Strategy and Policy

    Supplier / Bid / Tender Evaluation

    Supplier Relationship Management

    Supply Chain Management 


    Understand Need - Market and Options Assessment

    Tools and Templates


    Category Management

    Change Management Tools

    Collaborative Working Tools

    Commodities and Market Intelligence

    Communication and Soft Skills

    Contract Management Tools

    CIPS Global Standard for Procurement and Supply

    Developing and Managing Contracts

    Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Tools

    Global Supply Chain


    Influencing Skills

    KPI Tools

    Management and Leadership

    Negotiation Tools

    Operations Management

    Procurement Team

    Project Management Tools

    Risk Analysis and Management

    Sourcing and Tendering

    SRM Tools


    Sustainable and Ethical Procurement Tools

    Teams, Leadership and Management Tools

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